Gladys Jarrett Wednesday, December 19, 2007
MURRAY, Ky. - Services for Gladys Marie Cain Jarrett, 78, of Murray will be at 2 p.m. today at Blalock-Coleman & York Funeral Home with the Revs. James H. Cain and Lloyd Hardy officiating. Burial will be at Murray Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Jarrett died at 11:45 a.m. Monday at Murray-Calloway County Hospital.
A native of Camden, Tenn., she was a member of the Home Department of the Murray Woman's Club and was named 1989-1990 Kentucky Mother of the Year. Mrs. Jarrett was a graduate of Murray State University with a bachelor's degree in library science and a master's degree in secondary education.
Surviving are three sons, Calvin Jarrett of Huntingon, Tenn., James Jarrett of Gleason, Tenn., and Jimmy Ray Jarrett of Hamlin; five daughters, Jeanne Rhea of Raleigh, N.C., Jan Fricker of Murray, Laura Hogins of Anchorage, Alaska, and Evy Michale Jarrett Bostleman and Jennifer Jarrett, both of Toledo, Ohio; three brothers, Franklin D. Cain of Mount Juliet, Tenn., James Howe Cain of Summertown, Tenn., and Thomas H. Cain of Lafayette, La.; three sisters, Pauline Hardy of Dyer, Tenn., Mary Sue Myers of Louisville, and Evy Lou Goddard of Union City, Tenn.; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Odell Jarrett; one brother; and one grandson. Her parents were Commie Elihu and Beulah Marie Howe Cain.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Calloway County Public Library, 710 Main St., Murray, KY 42071.